Leaders
Lieutenant Colonel Aaron C. Norwood

Lieutenant Colonel Norwood was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in March of 2004.  After completing The Basic School and Logistics Officers Course, he was assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 374 and deployed to Anbar Province, Iraq and was promoted to First Lieutenant during that deployment. During this tour, he held billets as the Assistant Operations Officer and Motor Transport Company Executive Officer. 

In May of 2008 First Lieutenant Norwood was assigned to First Battalion, 7th Marines and was promoted to Captain soon after checking into the unit.  During this assignment he served as the Battalion Logistics Officer and deployed with the unit to Anbar Province, Iraq.

In December of 2009 Captain Norwood was assigned to Exercise Support Division, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center. During this assignment he served as the Assistant Operations Officer for planning Integrated Training Exercises and Enhanced Mojave Viper Exercises.

In July of 2012 Captain Norwood was assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 371. During the first year of this assignment he served as the Motor Transport Company Commander.  After his selection to Major, he was assigned as the Operations Officer. He was promoted to Major in August of 2018.

In August of 2014 Major Norwood was assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command.  He deployed with the unit to Kuwait and was assigned to Anbar Province, Iraq to assume duties as an Advise and Assist Team Leader for the 7th Iraqi Division.      

In May of 2015 Major Norwood was assigned to MAG-13. While in this assignment he held the billets of Logistics officer, Personnel Support Detachment Commanding Officer, and Marine Wing Support Squadron 371 Remain Behind Element Officer In Charge. 

In June of 2018 Major Norwood was assigned to the Joint Staff, Pentagon. During this assignment he served as an Operations Officer and Executive Assistant to the Deputy Director of Operations. He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in September of 2020.

In June of 2021 Lieutenant Colonel Norwood became the Commanding Officer for MWSS 371 where he currently serves.

Lieutenant Colonel Norwood holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Troy State University and a Master of Arts in Business Management from National University.

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